Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

Chiefs No Longer Interested In Sean Smith, According To Report

Late last night we brought you word that the Kansas City Chiefs had made initial contact with Miami Dolphins CB Sean Smith, despite signing Falcons CB Dunta Robinson earlier in the evening.

Now, a report from Pro Football Talk claims the Chiefs are no longer interested in Smith.

From PFT:

The Chiefs, after signing cornerback Dunta Robinson, no longer have interest in Dolphins cornerback Sean Smith, per a league source.

Robinson is believed to be getting starter money from the Chiefs. With Brandon Flower doing the same, paying Smith top-of-market money no longer makes sense.

Kansas City’s interest in Smith was one of the few nuggets of information that emerged after the legal non-tampering tampering period opened at midnight.

This makes sense. The Chiefs may have called up Smith’s agent to see what the CB was looking for out of a contract. My guess is that the dollar figure was a little to rich for John Dorsey.

The Chiefs are doing such a good job locking up players that they will soon have to begin paying close attention to the salary cap. We aren’t sure what KC’s cap number is just yet but the re-signing of Dwayne Bowe and Dustin Colquitt, along with the franchising of Braden Albert, has to be pushing KC closer to the limit.

Expect more action today. Keep it right here on Arrowhead Addict!

Next Chiefs Game View full schedule »
Saturday, Aug 2323 Aug7:00Minnesota VikingsBuy Tickets

Tags: Kansas City Chiefs

  • Stacy D. Smith

    That was quick. Hahaha.

    • Richard Comstock

      Yeah he probably does want huge money.. If so, good on dorsey for being smart with our cap.

      What if the donkeys land him now? That would suck!

  • Richard Comstock

    Damn thats a crushing blow.. I do think robinson will be way more productive with our pass rush..

    Total side bar watch the vid on geno at the bottom.. Very intersting

  • Michael Tavis

    Couldnt they still sign Albert and make the cap number on his contract a little more friendly this year than the franchise tag would be?

  • berttheclock

    Early reports had his agent sending out $8 M, multi year, feelers. Of course, all agents of any FA are sending out big money feelers.

    • berttheclock

      Funny thing about bigger money FA contracts to new teams. Look at Carr jumping for more money, then, having to take a pay cut in his second year. Best to get max guaranteed up front.

  • Daniel Mayfield

    Smith would have been good CB and Robinson a better FS. Oh well. They will find others. They just need to cut Cassel

  • micah stephenson

    Daaam! :(

  • Michael Shaw

    With the tweets that started coming out before the beginning of free agency, wouldn’t the Chiefs been accused of tampering had they signed Smith anyway? So I am glad they didn’t sign him. He may be younger, but my gut feeling is that Dunta Robinson will be better for us.

    • John Cunningham

      It was my understanding that during the “legal tampering” period that started last night, the teams can talk to the agents. It would only be tampering if they talked to the player and/or came to an agreement about a contract.

      • Spencer

        he is refering to the tweet made by Vontae Davis (ex teammate of Sean Smith) that he had been signed by KC….long before the legal tampering period began….like a month ago actually….soooo…………..

  • Jason

    I think we still sign him. I believe this is simply a smoke screen to possibly get the nfl off their backs for any tampering. At least I hope so lol

    • Brody Hall

      No need for smoke screens in this thing lol. I like the effort though sir haha!

  • freshmeat62

    It’s almost a necessity to have 3 good CB’s now. Robinson doesn’t give me the warm fuzzys about the Chiefs CB situation, especially him being another Smurf. I think they still need a good cover corner – w/ some size.

  • Dr. Paine

    The FA market is uncharacteristically stacked at 2 of our need positions: CB and OT. I think they’re signing at least 1 more corner that can play now and will draft both a CB and S. I feel good about our DB’s if that occurs. Call me crazy but the secondary can be a strength for us, and it is absolutely necessary to defend the pass nowadays. Who knows how well our D can do if we aren’t on the field the entire game?